cars

Want to Save on Gas? It's All About How You Pay

Drivers are feeling the sting of rising gas prices, with the cost of regular gas up 15 cents a gallon just in the last month. Convenience chain Cumberland Farms hopes it can ease the pain with a new app that offers a 10 cent per gallon discount at the pump.

Chrysler Recalls 919,000 Jeep SUVs to Fix Air Bags

Chrysler is recalling more than 919,000 older-model Jeep SUVs worldwide because the air bags can inflate while people are driving them. The recall affects Jeep Grand Cherokees from the 2002 through 2004 model years, and Jeep Libertys from model years 2002 and 2003.

Labor Day Sales: Your Holiday Savings Cheat Sheet

If you plan to chase away those end-of-summer blues with some retail therapy, DailyFinance has what you need: a rundown of some of the best deals and shopping tips for the Labor Day weekend, from the savings gurus at FatWallet.com, ShopItToMe.com, BradsDeals.com and DealDecor.com.

Lexus Tops as Survey Finds More Auto Dependability

Lexus is the top performer in a survey of vehicle dependability released Wednesday, but most other brands also showed improvement in an industry that has reached historically high dependability levels. Consulting firm J.D. Power and Associates polled 31,000 owners of 2009 model-year vehicles and rated brands by the number of problems owners have experienced in the last 12 months.

How to Get the Best Deal on Car Insurance for Your Kid

If a car tops your teen's holiday gift wish-list, give as much consideration to insurance as you do the car's make and model and the debate over whether to buy new or used. And brace yourself for insurance premium sticker shock. Here are some ways you can mitigate the cost of insuring your teen driver.

Savings Experiment: Car Insurance

Between car payments and the price of fuel, driving is expensive enough without adding a costly insurance policy. Here are several tips on how you can save money -- by comparing plans, seeking out discounts, and even assuming a little more risk.

GM's Next Big Problem: Making Europe Profitable

GM made $2.2 billion in North America in the third quarter, but it couldn't expand on that number with earnings abroad. Now the bailed out, revamped and much-improved automaker has to find a way to make Europe profitable -- because the Continent is essential to its global operations.

A New Way to Help Drivers Find Better Leases?

With the help of sites such as Cars.com, AutoTrader.com and eBay Motors, car buyers have been able to comparison shop across states for several years. Now, LeaseTrader.com wants to offer the same transparency to drivers looking for a good deal on a lease.

Considering Leasing a Car? Read This First

In a still-shaky economy, more and more drivers are deciding to lease their cars instead of buy them. If you're considering leasing your next set of wheels, here's how to find out if it makes sense -- and to get a good deal.

Buying Your Teen's First Car: What You Need to Know

Buying your teen a first car is fraught with emotions, and even more laden with financial implications: Used or new? Who pays for what? How much input does the new driver get in the purchase decision? How can you get the best deal on insurance? We surveyed the experts to get those answers and more.